The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 12 27 17
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -10
Permanent jobs citing Software Engineering 109 68 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 13.78% 8.66% 11.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.85% 10.93% 14.08%
Number of salaries quoted 104 61 79
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £53,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Software Engineering
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
647 622 689
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 81.80% 79.24% 81.06%
Number of salaries quoted 560 588 639
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region.

Software Engineering Salary Trend in Southampton

Software Engineering
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Software Engineering Salary Histogram in Southampton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 111 (51.63%) C++
2 73 (33.95%) HTML
3 69 (32.09%) C#
4 67 (31.16%) Linux
5 65 (30.23%) Java
6 57 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (26.05%) JavaScript
7 56 (26.05%) Windows
8 55 (25.58%) Degree
9 54 (25.12%) C
10 53 (24.65%) PHP
11 51 (23.72%) SQL
12 49 (22.79%) .NET
12 49 (22.79%) CSS
13 46 (21.40%) XML
14 44 (20.47%) Computer Science
15 37 (17.21%) HTML5
16 33 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
17 32 (14.88%) SQL Server
18 31 (14.42%) MySQL
18 31 (14.42%) Scrum
19 30 (13.95%) Web Services
20 29 (13.49%) OOP
21 27 (12.56%) Mentoring
21 27 (12.56%) Coaching
22 26 (12.09%) OO
22 26 (12.09%) Subversion
23 25 (11.63%) Visual Studio
24 24 (11.16%) Oracle
24 24 (11.16%) jQuery

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (2.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (1.40%) Node.js
3 2 (0.93%) Drupal
3 2 (0.93%) WordPress
3 2 (0.93%) Confluence
4 1 (0.47%) Kentico
4 1 (0.47%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.72%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.51%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.19%) SSL
3 8 (3.72%) DNS
4 7 (3.26%) FTP
5 4 (1.86%) Bluetooth
6 3 (1.40%) Broadband
6 3 (1.40%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.40%) Wireless
6 3 (1.40%) 2G
6 3 (1.40%) ZigBee
6 3 (1.40%) 4G
6 3 (1.40%) 3G
7 1 (0.47%) Firewall
7 1 (0.47%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.42%) MySQL
3 9 (4.19%) NoSQL
4 6 (2.79%) Big Data
5 5 (2.33%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.33%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.93%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.47%) SQLite
8 1 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (12.09%) Subversion
2 25 (11.63%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 10 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 10 (4.65%) JUnit
4 9 (4.19%) Bugzilla
4 9 (4.19%) CruiseControl
4 9 (4.19%) Hudson
5 8 (3.72%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.26%) Eclipse RCP
7 5 (2.33%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.40%) Grunt
8 3 (1.40%) JIRA
9 2 (0.93%) GCC
9 2 (0.93%) Yeoman
10 1 (0.47%) Bower
10 1 (0.47%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.47%) GDB
10 1 (0.47%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.47%) Selenium
General
1 10 (4.65%) Finance
1 10 (4.65%) Marketing
2 8 (3.72%) Advertising
3 7 (3.26%) Aerospace
3 7 (3.26%) Electronics
4 5 (2.33%) Multimedia
5 4 (1.86%) Retail
6 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.93%) French Language
7 1 (0.47%) Japanese Language
7 1 (0.47%) Games
7 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (46.98%) Developer
2 84 (39.07%) Software Engineer
3 36 (16.74%) Senior Developer
4 30 (13.95%) Senior Software Engineer
5 27 (12.56%) Software Developer
6 24 (11.16%) PHP Developer
7 20 (9.30%) Java Developer
8 19 (8.84%) C++ Software Engineer
9 16 (7.44%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 15 (6.98%) Senior PHP Developer
11 13 (6.05%) C# Developer
12 10 (4.65%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (4.65%) Programmer
12 10 (4.65%) Web Developer
12 10 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
13 8 (3.72%) Front-End Developer
13 8 (3.72%) C Software Engineer
13 8 (3.72%) iOS Developer
14 7 (3.26%) Senior PHP Web Developer
14 7 (3.26%) PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (33.95%) HTML
2 49 (22.79%) .NET
2 49 (22.79%) CSS
3 46 (21.40%) XML
4 37 (17.21%) HTML5
5 30 (13.95%) Web Services
6 24 (11.16%) jQuery
7 21 (9.77%) WinForms
8 20 (9.30%) ASP.NET
9 19 (8.84%) STL
10 18 (8.37%) MFC
11 15 (6.98%) XHTML
12 13 (6.05%) LAMP
13 12 (5.58%) CSS3
14 11 (5.12%) Flash
15 10 (4.65%) Hibernate
15 10 (4.65%) Spring
16 9 (4.19%) J2EE
16 9 (4.19%) JSP
16 9 (4.19%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (20.47%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.77%) Algorithms
3 19 (8.84%) Kindle
3 19 (8.84%) Mobile App
4 17 (7.91%) Mathematics
5 13 (6.05%) Client/Server
6 12 (5.58%) Statistics
6 12 (5.58%) Physics
7 8 (3.72%) Animation
7 8 (3.72%) Video Editing
8 7 (3.26%) Open Source
9 6 (2.79%) EMV
10 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (1.86%) EFT
11 4 (1.86%) Cryptography
12 3 (1.40%) iPhone
12 3 (1.40%) Handset
12 3 (1.40%) E-Learning
12 3 (1.40%) Robotics
12 3 (1.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 67 (31.16%) Linux
2 56 (26.05%) Windows
3 19 (8.84%) Embedded Linux
4 18 (8.37%) UNIX
5 16 (7.44%) Apple iOS
6 12 (5.58%) Solaris
7 10 (4.65%) AIX
8 9 (4.19%) Windows CE
8 9 (4.19%) Android
9 4 (1.86%) Debian
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.93%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.47%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.47%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (26.51%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (15.35%) Continuous Integration
3 31 (14.42%) Scrum
4 29 (13.49%) OOP
5 27 (12.56%) Mentoring
5 27 (12.56%) Coaching
6 26 (12.09%) OO
7 23 (10.70%) TDD
8 15 (6.98%) E-Commerce
9 14 (6.51%) Multithreading
10 13 (6.05%) Mobile Application Development
10 13 (6.05%) iOS Development
10 13 (6.05%) MVC
11 12 (5.58%) UML
11 12 (5.58%) Web Development
12 11 (5.12%) Kanban
13 10 (4.65%) Digital Marketing
13 10 (4.65%) Line Management
14 9 (4.19%) Data Management
15 7 (3.26%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (51.63%) C++
2 69 (32.09%) C#
3 65 (30.23%) Java
4 56 (26.05%) JavaScript
5 54 (25.12%) C
6 53 (24.65%) PHP
7 51 (23.72%) SQL
8 23 (10.70%) Python
9 18 (8.37%) PHP5
10 14 (6.51%) VB.NET
11 12 (5.58%) Embedded C++
11 12 (5.58%) Objective-C
12 11 (5.12%) ActionScript 3.0
12 11 (5.12%) ActionScript
13 9 (4.19%) Embedded C
14 8 (3.72%) ActionScript 2.0
15 7 (3.26%) Perl
16 6 (2.79%) MATLAB
17 4 (1.86%) Ruby
18 3 (1.40%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 55 (25.58%) Degree
2 15 (6.98%) PhD
3 12 (5.58%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.26%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.23%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 6 (2.79%) VMware Workstation
1 6 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.40%) HDFS
3 2 (0.93%) zsh
4 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Nagios
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (11.16%) Oracle
2 8 (3.72%) DoubleClick
3 6 (2.79%) Wind River
3 6 (2.79%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.79%) VMware
3 6 (2.79%) Serena
4 4 (1.86%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.40%) VeriFone
5 3 (1.40%) EMC
5 3 (1.40%) Adobe
6 2 (0.93%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.93%) Zend
7 1 (0.47%) Google
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter
7 1 (0.47%) Sun
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